Center For Loss & Life Transition
3735 Broken Bow Road
Fort Collins, Colorado  80526
Phone: (970) 226-6050   Fax: 800-922-6051
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Upcoming Speaking Events

Dr. Wolfelt will be speaking in the following locations in the next few weeks: March 13 - Melbourne, Australia March 14 - Sydney, Australia March 31-April 1 - Dodge City, KS April 14-15 - Indianapolis, IN – RSVP here: April 15-16 - Columbus, OH – RSVP here: April 21-22 - Fort Wayne, IN Please contact the office at or (970) 226-6050 for program details!

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Dr. Wolfelt to present in Australia

Dr. Wolfelt will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Australian Funeral Directors Association Convention on March 14, in Sydney, Australia. His topic will be “The WHY of Meaningful Funerals: Exploring a New Model Being Used in North America.” Additionally, Dr. Wolfelt will be presenting workshops in Melbourne, Australia on March 13. These workshops will include one on “The WHY of Meaningful Funerals” and a community program for caregivers on “The Art of ‘Companioning’ the Mourner.”

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Upcoming training courses

February 3-5 - WHY We Need Funerals Training Experience - Scottsdale, AZ February 9-12 - Exploring the Depression of Grief - Scottsdale, AZ (Full - register now for 2016!) March 2-5 - Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training - Fort Collins, CO April 6-9 - Understanding and Responding to Complicated Mourning - Fort Collins, CO May 4-7 - Exploring the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief - Fort Collins, CO Click here or call Libby at (970) ...

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Recent Articles

Dr. Wolfelt has recently been featured in several magazines. You can read the articles below: The Capacity to Love: The Reason We Grieve, published in T.A.P.S. Magazine Defining Your Funeral Home's Core Values, published in The Director magazine A Child's Grief, By Randi Olin, published in Brain, Child magazine  

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2015-2106 Training Catalog & Fall 2014 Publications Catalogs Now Available

We're excited to be offer several new courses in Fort Collins, CO & Scottsdale, Arizona in 2015-2015. Check out our new catalog for details! Download here Click here to see the updated fall publications catalog. We've got some exciting new resources available!

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Welcome to the Center for Loss and Life Transition!If you are grieving, want to support someone who is, or work with mourners in your role as bereavement caregiver, you’ve come to the right place.Our director, Dr. Alan Wolfelt, founded the Center for Loss more than 20 years ago to compassionately support both mourners, by walking with them in their unique life journeys, and professional and lay caregivers, by serving as an educational resource and professional forum.Dr. Wolfelt’s model of “companioning” versus “treating” people in grief is respected the world over. He presents numerous workshops each year throughout the United States and Canada for hospices, schools, universities, funeral homes, community groups and a variety of other organizations. He offers 4-Day Trainings for bereavement caregivers here in Fort Collins, Colorado & now also in Scottsdale, Arizona, as well.

Dr. Wolfelt is also the author of many bestselling books and other resources on healing in grief for both caregivers and grieving people.

We invite you to explore our website and call us at 970.226.6050 if you have any questions. Thanks for visiting. We hope to meet you in person one day.

Doctor Alan Wolfelt

Center for Loss director Dr. Alan Wolfelt is known around the world for his compassionate messages of hope and healing in grief.
The Center for Loss is dedicated to the education and support of bereavement caregivers. We believe that those who companion… More…
Someone you have given love to and received love from has died. You are in mourning. You are bereft. To be “bereaved” literally means to be torn apart. More…
Here at the Center for Loss, we believe that by being a companion to people who are grieving, you can help them on their journey to healing. More…

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